Female weight training

Weight Training

⭐️Benefits of weight training
The benefits of weight training are well documented, I would highly recommend incorporating some kind of strength training into your routine. Benefits include:
Get stronger – An obvious one, but regular strength training will make you stronger!

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Post-Natal Exercise Q&A

⭐️ How soon after giving birth can I start exercising?
You can start doing pelvic floor exercises straight away after a natural delivery. (Once catheter is removed post C-section) Not only will this help strengthen muscles after giving birth but doing them will also reduce swelling and increase blood flow, which in turn will improve healing. Check out my Instagram post around pelvic floor exercises and how to do them.

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Pregnancy Exercise Q&A

⭐️ Can I exercise whilst pregnant?
Absolutely! If you have an uncomplicated pregnancy and have GP’s clearance to exercise (more on this further down) then you’re good to go!
If you’re used to exercising then you can more or less continue as normal during the first trimester. Listen to your body and make sure you don’t overheat or exercise in hot / humid conditions.

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Diastasis Recti (Ab Separation)

What is it?
Diastasis Recti (Ab Separation) is the partial or complete separation of the rectus abdominis, or “six-pack” muscles, which meet at the midline of your stomach. Diastasis Recti is very common during and following pregnancy. This is because the uterus stretches the muscles in the abdomen to accommodate

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